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hello, everyone. don lemon. everything you need to know for tomorrow. right now it's been officially spring for four days so explain this. snow flurries, arctic wind and a pounding of hailstones in bowling green, kentucky today. this is on the edge of a severe cold front that dumped several inches of snow on indiana, ohio and missouri. the heavy snow had shut down interstates and grounded flights all across the midwest today. those of you in western
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pennsylvania, well, watch out. you're getting this snow storm next. warning to you. the supreme court will consider same-sex marriage in less than two days. right now people are camping out next to the supreme court trying to score a front row seat to history. of course, he the court hears the first case on tuesday on california's proposition 7 ban and on wednesday the defense of marriage act. to paris where hundreds of people clash with police at an anti-gay marriage protest. police fought huge crowds with tear gas and riot greer. protesters are against the proposed law allowing same-sex couples to marry. french lawmakers approved the bill for everyone last month. it's up for a vote in the senate come april. a week from easters and tenses of thousands gather to hear the new pope lead palm sunday prayers. ♪
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the pope broke with tradition at the start of the ceremony, greeting the crowd in an open jeep instead of a bulletproof pope mobile. during his message pope francis urged followers to shun corruption and greed. have you notice that had your gas is cheaper? we're on a four-week streak where gas prices are on a steady decline. the lundberg survey reports the national average is 3.71 for a gallon of regular unleaded. that's 22 cents cheaper than a year ago this week. the most expensive gas is in chicago. cheapest is in billings, montana. a pre-historic's family's road trip rose to the top of the box office this weekend. >> my name is eep and this is my family, the croods. he's been in a cave forever. >> three days is not forever. >> reporter: >> it earned more than $44 million. lism us' "fallen" has come in second with $30 million, "oz, the great and powerful" ranked third with $22 million. and some incredible video
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out of south africa to show you. divers were hoping for an up close with a great white shark and got a lot more than they bargained for. >> down, down, down. >> whoa! >> he went through. >> oh, my god. >> the thrill seekers used bait to attract the shark to the boat and the shark ignored it and went straight for the cave and the divers inside. much more on this story later on this hour so make sure to stay tuned. susan candiotti spent the day with the people of dayton, ohio, a city keeping warm with basketball fever. look. >> supposed to get 8 a to 10 inches of snow. kids will be off school tomorrow so they can celebrate the victory. >> reporter: who cares, right? >> who cares, right. >> reporter: basketball fans in ohio leaving the big game bracing for treacherous road conditions with snow expected to blanket the region overnight. >> when it comes, it comes. this is ohio. we get snow.
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>> reporter: isn't this the first full week of spring? >> i haven't seen one flower yet, one. >> reporter: no joking around in colorado where the storm shut down 150 miles of i-70. a major pile-up on i-25 shut down that highway and left a tractor trailer in flames. in kansas city, churches cancelled services ahead of about 8 inches of snow. until now, winter seemed to be on the way out in dayton. the whole month of february recorded less than 4 inches of snow. this storm alone may make up for that. >> i don't like snow. i don't like cold weather. i'm a fair weather person. >> it will be cold. i don't mind it. >> reporter: could this march madness be one final taste of winter? what do you think about getting a snow storm when it's already springtime? >> i don't know. everybody says spring is around the corner. >> that's what everybody says, but even punxsutawney phil, not
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happening. susan candiotti with us live now. susan, what is going on? is it april or is it december? >> reporter: oh, listen, three hours ago when you were talking with me, remember the streets were just wet, and then the sun went down and, boom, the snow started falling, so it is really coming down now. we only have about an inch so far. the forecast has always been for the most of it to come down in the overnight hours, and that is what we are expecting. up 208 inches. the roads are already getting treacherous, a bit icy. the morning commute could be difficult, but we're seeing a lot of snow plows out already. we'll see how things look in the morning, don. >> the correct answer to that is it's march, don, and you should know that. thank you very much, susan candiotti. tom is watching the weather from the severe weather center. come on. it's almost april and this is serious stuff. >> we joked about it earlier. not the third week of march.
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the 52nd day of february. snow, it's not unusual in parts of colorado where they had it, but we're going to break this down for us. let's start with all the warnings here because in pink are the winter storm warnings, and notice how it's just along i-70, the same interstate that had problems in colorado, in towards kansas, all the way across indianapolis, columbus, pittsburgh you're into trouble, and then we get into d.c., and we're not looking at any advisories. this is good. i'll show you the radar in a moment. the warnings pick up towards atlantic city. new york city you're into an advisory which means about 2, maybe 3 inches. this is going to continue for a while so the radars really tell the story. we've got this area of low pressure kicked out of rockies right, a heavy amount of snow that transfers its energy to a coastal storm. st. louis ten days ago it was 74. they have more snow on the ground than all winter long. 9 inches and 2 more to go and advisories and warnings in effect there, and then you get up to areas around champaign,
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illinois, indolis 6 to 10, going to get a little bit of a break. mainly thunderstorms to the south. bowling green, kentucky, large hail. this bright banding that you see here is going to change over to sleet and then snow. columbus you're looking at at least 6 to 10 inches. your warnings continue until the afternoon. pittsburgh, 4 to 6. thousands of schools will be closed here, but as the energy gets transferred to this other one, i want to show you in the higher terrain above 1,500 feet, maybe in the panhandle of west virginia, western maryland, easily over a foot of snow, but the thousands that live in washington will most likely have to go to work again, kind of like the last storm. schools may not be closed, rainfall trying to change over, bursts of snow from time to time, but i really think just some slush in the morning commute. new york city looks like 2 to 3 inches. starts as rain mainly and changing in the morning hours. i think the morning rush is fine. it will continue to snow into the evening period, but atlantic city, this is where we'll find a coastal storm. not going to be a nor'easter,
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don, which is good news. continues to move and shove its way out into the atlantic, but one year ago it was 80 in chicago. i think old man winter is working out. getting stronger. >> a nor'easter for easter. that would be funny. >> there you go. >> appreciate it. >> sure. >> a popular reality show stunt angered a lot of u.s. war veterans. the outcry grew and grew over the past few days and now the show has responded, on air. that story coming up later here this the newsroom. whoooo! you're crazy. go faster! go faster! go faster! go faster! no! stop...stop... (mom) i raised my son to be careful... hi, sweetie. hi, mom. (mom) but just to be safe... i got a subaru. (announcer) love. it's what makes a subaru a subaru.
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will the supreme court say i do to same-sex marriage? the supreme justices questions during arguments this week may reveal which way they are leaning when they take up challenges to the defense of marriage act and california's proposition 8 which defines marriage as between a man and a woman. i talked about the landmark cases before the supreme court with our political panel. >> i'm not really sure where their courage is going to lie. certainly i think california is the easiest route, and when you talk about the entire nation, imposing something on the entire nation, i guess it can go either way. many of us did not think justice roberts would come out and find a way to support health care reform so certainly it's very difficult to look at this point to look at the scenario placed in front of us and try to decide where the supreme court is actually going to lyrics but i will say this though, that if any of the justices are concerned about their legacy and being on the right side of
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history, that could become a factor into how they decide to vote because they all see the tide has turned. and what you don't want is your name to be next to bigotry. what you don't want is your name to be on the wrong side of history so i think that may influence the conversation among the justices as well. >> but listen, we're talking about the law here, anna, and the justices don't vote on public opinion. they vote on the constitution on what they think is legal and lawful. >> that's right. they vote on the constitution. pamela harris was correct today when she says the court has decided on marriage 14 times, and it's found it to be a fundamental right of americans. now, also, don, regardless of what the court decides, and i agree with le z, it's very hard to predict this court, it's surprised us in the past, but regardless of what the supreme court may dezigs side, this decision is going to go away. adam and steve are not going to be married if the supreme court
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goes against it. there's going to be children that are children of gay couples that are still going to exist. we're still going to have the practical issue to deal with. are we going to tell those children that their family is deserving of less recognition or that they come from a dysfunctional family? are we going to tell that couple that they have less of a right to love each other? so this issue is not going to go away. we have to remember, let's put a name and face to this, the case that's going in front of the supreme court edith winsler, 38 years old, spent 43 years with her partner thea. if it hea had been theo, edith winsler would not have had to pay the $600,000 necessitate taxes she had to pay when her partner died. that's what we're talking about. that's the kind of equality, but regardless of what the court decides, edith and thea are still going to love each other and still going to be a couple. >> the thing is that edith and t
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he a don't want separate but equal treatment under the law when it comes to sewnions or marriage and that's what the whole thing is about. >> it's not separate and equal. that's the whole conversation. >> absolutely. >> there's more than 1,000 laws that are separating, you know, same-sex couples heterosexual couples who are in the same comparable relationship, more than 1,000 laws. essentially i pay no taxes for no other reason than my sexual orientation, no other reason how i was born so it's not even separate but equal. it's separate but unequal. >> and while the entire nation is watching, it millions may be directly affected by the decision of nine people in washington. you'll hear from one of those couples next.
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people are already lining up outside the supreme court building in washington trying to get front row seats to legal
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history. the court takes up same-sex marriage in less than two days. justices will hear arguments for the first case tuesday involving california's proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage. the second case centers on the defense of marriage act which defines marriage as between a man and a woman. as the supreme court prepares to tackle that issue, same-sex couples across the country are watching. cnn's joe johns has a story of a couple, one couple in the d.c. area, who are hoping history will be made. >> reporter: the battle over same-sex marriage in california has been going on for years, and coming up this week it finally arrives at the u.s. supreme court. we talked to one of the couples involved in the case who win or lose have already assured themselves a small place in history with their legal challenge. jamel thomas and corainne williams have been together four years before they got married last year in october. don't let the wedding dresses fool you.
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their lives are not all satin and pearls. >> i'm an airman in the united states air force reserve. >> and i'm a police officer with the metropolitan police department here in d.c. >> which makes this couple a case study in how america's married but unequal approach to same-sex relationships can play out. >> as an airman, it's -- you get a constant reminder that, you know, you're second class. >> jamelle is a federal employee but the federal defense of marriage act bars same-sex marriage by the federal government which allows 1,000 separate benefits for spouses, everything from filing taxes and receiving death benefits to who gets called as next of kin. >> i had to left corrine as my sister just so that someone would call her in the event, that you know, i'm killed or missing in action or i'm hurt on the job. she can't be me emergency contact. she can't receive my remains. >> reporter: corrine, on the other hand, as a employee of the district of columbia gets the
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benefit of being married because the district recognizes same-sex marriage but only nine districts have taken that step so she loses that status as a spouse just because she crosses the river on the potomac. >> we're a ring symbolically, so, you know, it's ridiculous. >> what the bill does -- >> reporter: now the defense of marriage act, also known by doma first passed by congress and signed by president clinton in 1996, is being challenged at the supreme court. >> it's being asked to decide whether as to whether or not congress can pass a law that treats same-sex couples who are already married under the laws of their state different from opposite sex couples. >> reporter: defenders of the law say congress has as much right as the states to make its own definition of marriage. >> doma is important because congress said it was important. i mean, we sent our elected representatives to washington, d.c., and they chose to say that
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marriage is one man and one woman for purposes of federal law. >> reporter: and conservatives say the founding fathers never contemplated gay marriage. >> because it's clearly not what anyone understood as marriage at the time of the framing of the constitution. >> reporter: still, same-sex families pay taxes and don't get the same benefit and the issue with doma really gets complicate federal they have children who are also excluded from benefits. >> when we have kids, i would like them to be born in a post-doma united states. >> reporter: still, california is one of only a handful of states that gives most of the benefits of marriage to same-sex couples in domestic partnerships. one question is whether any ruling by the court on california could affect all of those other states in the same way. >> joe johns, thank you very much. i mentioned this just a few minutes ago. a popular reality show has now responded after an outcry from war veterans. the show has issued a rare on-air apology. that's ahead. see life in the best light.
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in small town georgia it's a weekend of sadness and shock and also anger. this is where a mother and her 13-month-old child were both shot, allegedly by teenagers who pulled guns and demanded money. the mother was shot in the leg. the child in the stroller was killed. people who heard the gunfire called 911. >> okay. listen to me, ma'am. is the baby breathing? >> i don't know. the baby's in a stroerl.
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i just came out the door. >> yes. she's trying to get the baby out now. >> okay. hold on. did you hear any shots in the area where it happened? >> listen, the baby is shot. the baby has been shot. >> ma'am, listen to me. we've got people en route to you. i have to ask you these questions. >> police have two teenagers in custody, one is 17 and the other 14. they are charged with murder tonight. this weekend the child's mother spoke to cnn. she has a message for those boys she says killed her child. >> that i hate you and i don't forgive you, and that you killed an innocent human life and that i hope you die for it. and that's how i feel. >> reporter: no one would blame you to feel that. >> because this is the second child that people have taken from me in a tragic way and that i'm so afraid to have any more
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babies killed. i try to raise really good kids in a wicked world so -- so i hope he dies for what he did. >> well, this is one of the suspects, a 17-year-old named de'marquise elkins. his family insists that he was with them at the time of the shooting. police are asking the community for help, hoping more witnesses will come forward. a key defense witness in the jodi arias trial could face more jury questions tomorrow. dr. richard samuels is back on the stand. the prosecutor will continue to cross-examine him. samuels says jodi arias suffers from ptsd, and that's why she can't remember certain details about killing her ex-boyfriend. the next witness for the defense is expected to be a domestic violence expert. she's a seattle college student who spent four years in
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an italian jail but could amanda knox go back to prison for her roommate's death? senior cnn international reporter ben wedeman has more on the case. >> reporter: an emotional amanda knox is led from an italian courtroom after learning she was free at last. the murder conviction against her and her former boyfriend overturned on appeal. that october 2011. they had spent four years in prison for the 2007 sexual assault and murder of her roommate, british exchange student meredith kircher. it was a tabloid case that riveted the media, attracting an army of journalists to the medieval time of perugia where knox and kircher were studying italian language and culture. knox's tearful return to her family home in seattle, washington, seemed like the end of her ordeal, but it may not
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have been the end after all. the prosecution is demanding a retrial and will appeal the conviction before the italian supreme court in rome. the wheels of italian justice, however, grind slowly. if the acquittal is overturned, the case could go back to an appellate court. if that happens, knox might have to return to italy. if she refuses, the italian authorities could appeal to the u.s. government for her extradition. if the acquittal is upheld, it's case over. rudy guide yeah, a native of the ivory coast, is serving a 16-year prison term for kircher's murder. this is the supreme court building where knox's case will be heard. her lawyers will be present as well as the prosecutor for the supreme court. there will be no new evidence, no witnesses, simply a review of the reasoning behind the ruling that set knox free.
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ben wedeman, cnn, rome. >> all right, ben, thank you very much. at half past the hour, almost. time to check the headlines on cnn. dead of winter? no. almost april. a fierce spring storm, snow storm, springtime snow storm hammered st. louis today. also kansas city, indianapolis and it's coming down hard right now in central ohio as well. the storm brought airports and highways to a standstill in half a dozen states today. the supreme court is set to consider historic cases on same-sex marriage in a couple of days. the political stakes are huge. president barack obama announced support of same-sex marriage and rob portman became the first sitting gop senator to support same-sex marriage. some opponents say voters should decide the issue, not supreme court justices. a huge crowd gathered to hear the new pope lead palm sunday prayers. ♪ the pope broke with tradition at start of the ceremony, greeting the crowd in an open jeep
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. talk about a close call. >> oh, whoa! >> he went through. >> oh, my god. oh, my god. >> stand back. stand back, stand back. >> oh, my god. >> a group of tourists barely avoided an attack by a great white shark. look at this. it happened off the coast of
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south africa. a pair of divers entered into a diving cage hoping to catch a glimpse of the predator. well, they got more than they bargained for. the shark ignored the bait and instead stuck its head into the cage trying to get the people inside. >> stand back. stand back. here it is in slow motion. wow. it almost appears to get ahold of one of the divers but they were able to quickly swim to the bottom of the shake until the shark swam away. incredibly neither of the divers was injured al do have is a director research and conservation at the georgia aquarium and joins me now by phone. so al, jack diving, a really huge tourist attraction in south africa, i would imagine other places and other parts of the world. it's dangerous. >> it is dangerous to some degree. certainly there's a thrill-seeking element involved, but you have to question the wisdom of creating a tourist experience where you're baiting the animal that is, you know,
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the ocean's top predator and to create an experience of this nature. it's one thing to go diving and to see them in their natural habitat doing their natural thing. it's another thing all together to create a baited experiment, and in this case, as you said, they got a bit more than they bargained for. >> al, thank you for saying, that because i said if you get in the water with those sharks, then whatever happens, then that's what happens. that's where that shark lives and essentially they are baiting, it correct? and to do that, by baiting it like that, is that unusual behavior for them, for the shark? >> certainly unnatural behavior for them. one thing that's hard to tell from that video even though it looks dramatic, whether that shark is actually going after the diver. i know it looks that way, but you have to realize that this is a species that doesn't have hands or arms and their way of exploring their environment which is to use their mouth which, unfortunately, is full of really sharp teeth and mounted on top of several thousand pound of powerful fish.
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they bite on to things to find out what they are, and in this case it's possible there really was no malice intended here, that the animal was simply exploring the environment and probably gave a bit of a fright, too, when if managed to get stuck in the cage. >> so the great white shark, one of the most dangerous species in the world, i guess if you're in its environment, why would anyone want to get this close to it? >> it's a thrill-seeking activity, no doubt about that. what a magnificent animal but it is true that this species is responsible for more attacks on humans, more fatal attacks on humans more than any other shark species and you've got a much better chance of being struck by lightning than being attacked the by a shark in an unprovoked fashion. in this situation you have to wonder how unprovoked that situation was when you're using bait to attract animal to you in the first place. that create an unnatural environment and that's something we shouldn't be encouraging. >> can't you just go to the
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georgia aquarium or some place like that? >> we don't have great white sharks. we have whale sharks but it's a plankton feeder, and you have nothing to fear from that one. >> al dove, good information. thank you very much for joining us. >> my pleasure. >> all right. if you live in a big city, you know how hard it is to find a parking place sometimes, but that doesn't explain this. we've got the story behind this car next. [ male announcer ] every day, thousands of people are choosing advil® for their headaches. my name is sunshine and i have three beautiful girls. i like taking advil® for a headache. it nips it in the bud. and i can be that mommy that i want to be. ♪ [ male announcer ] take action. take advil®. ♪ i can't believe your mom let you take her car! this is awesome! whoooo! you're crazy. go faster! go faster! go faster! go faster! no! stop...stop... (mom) i raised my son to be careful... hi, sweetie. hi, mom. (mom) but just to be safe...
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"the amazing. >> reporter: the amazing race" did a tribute to our veterans tonight. some viewers found last week's episode offensive. reality show contestants viewed wreckage of a downed u.s. b-52 bomber to get their next clue. here's the apology. >> parts of last sunday's episode filmed in vietnam were ensensitive to a group that is very important to us, our nation's veterans. we want to apologize to veterans, particularly those who served in vietnam as well as to their families and any viewers who were offended by the broadcast. all of us here have the most profound respect for the men and women who fight for our country. >> the american legion says apology accepted. it adds america is a forgiving country. when you make a mistake, you own up to it. the winning powerball ticket for $338 million was sold in new
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opened the door she saw the edge of a roof and the back edge of the car came to rest on a retaining wall and a man down the street heard the accident. >> it was smash, crash, boom, and my neighbor brad nelson who is walking his dog says paul, quick, i think there's been an accident. >> reporter: he grabbed an accident and helped the couple off the roof. one man was inside the house when the crash happened, but he wasn't injured. >> there was one person inside the house but not in the area of the -- where the car landed. >> reporter: in order to remove the car, the fire department called for a crane to do the heavy lifting. the caddy has major damage, but remarkably the roof needs only minor repairs. >> my back is hurt and i don't think i broke anything and i consider myself and my husband very, very luck. >> that was leanne souter of kabc in los angeles. coming up after this quick break, the album that defined a
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♪ >> wow, boy does that bring you back. 40 years since pink floyd unleashed that masterpiece, "dark side of the moon" but of the best selling albums of all time and has been added to the library of congress's national registry to. mark the occasion the group's
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official website has been streaming the album all weekend long. earlier i spoke with a music critic who talked about the significance of this amazing album. >> "dark side of the moon" sort of made all those psychedelic songs that they made that were always long, long forms, 18 minutes, very much much more concise, and i think that's what did it and i think it influenced. look at sampling. look what people did with sampling ten years later and the cash register sound of "money" is, and they basically did that about tape. it put other sounds into pop music which really changed the face of pop music in many ways. >> do you see the -- there's a copy of the album cover up on the screen? there's a big of light going through a glass prism, another one on this side. what's the meaning of that, do you think? >> how many hours of you and i sat and just stared at that cover while we listened to that
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record? i think it's about complicity and things that are complex. i mean, here it is. you have a beam of white light. what is white light made of. made of so many different elements and all the different colors so even the most simple of things is complicated. >> let's be honest here, a lot of potheads listened to this. i think there's a real complicated interesting story of drugs and creativity, alcohol creativity, long for author, writers, painters and pink floyd are no exception to that and listeners, and i think those sort of mind-altering things help or make or people think of things in different ways, and there's a negative side to it and an awful side to it, a creative side to it, and it's all part of the big puzzle of life and creativity because i waited a year for that record to come out and no one knew what it
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was and when the record came out, it was absolutely mind-boggling beautiful. i loved pink floyd, but this was better than everything they have ever done, just a step above in terms of lyrics in, terms of sound. it was so many things. it was an album and what the album was made for, to tell a story, to make you think, layers and layers of meaning. i put on the 40th anniversary on the day of and listened to side "a" and "b," and it's still lovely. >> i still comb album stores, vinyl stores, and you can find some really, really cool things. you know what? i miss -- i guess i'm being nostalgic every. every couple of weeks, every couple of months you'd go to the music store and they would play the new records for you and you'd discover something. that doesn't happen very much anymore does it. >> i was the dude in the store that would play the stuff, and i remember we played that record over and over again in the store, and people would walk in. you know, there are records that
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have a vibe. immediately you walk in a room and it changes the room and "dark side of the moon" was exactly that. it completely changed. when people walked into our record store it was like what is this? no one had heard stuff like this before for the most part. on the radio then you could listen to bread and raspberries and, you know, just not -- just fairly bland music, and then there was pink floyd. >> thank you, bob. walk down memory lane, another musical anniversary. this one with the band that often gets credit for helping invent rock 'n' roll. ♪ the beatles' debut album "please, please me" was released on march 22nd, 1963. songs like "i saw her standing there," "love me do" and "twist and shout" all classics now, and it all took a mere nine hours and 45 minutes to record the entire album.
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can you believe? legendary music producer phil specter is the man who produced hits for that band, the beatles, and other artists like tina turner. tonight al pacino stepped into the role of phil specter in a fictional film on our sister network hbo. it focuses on the murder trial that forever stained he is legacy. >> for what am i being punished for, for being the most successful music producer in the world? >> did you kill that girl? >> i can't wait to get home and watch that on dvr. specter was convicted in 2008 of fatally shooting actress lana clarkson in his mansion. a.j. hammer spoke to spector's wife to see if the director got it right. >> so fred, as the nation remains transfixed by the jody areas case, "showbiz" dares to ask what's it like for a family member to be caught up in a real life music dram a. the wife of
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phil spector is on a mission to reverse the murder conviction of actress lana clarkson who was found dead ten years ago as a result of a gunshot wound to her mouth and now hbo is showing the movie and she tells me on "showbiz tonight" if they got it right. >> i snuck into a screening last thursday, which is pretty ridiculous that i had to sneak into a screening of a movie about my husband, but it wasn't as bad as i thought it was going to be, although al pacino doesn't portray my husband accurate accurately, what was done in the movie was about the forensic evidence, and they reiterated throughout the film the fact that lana clarkson was loaded on pills and drugs and alcohol, was in a very depressed mental state and that she ultimately killed herself, and in the film, as you know, since you've seen, it they backed it up with forensic
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scientific demonstrations to show that my husband could not have been responsible for her death. >> check out hbo phil spector and be sure to catch hln's "showbiz tonight" with a.j. hammer weeknights at 11:00 p.m. a college student uses news case to pose a serious question. >> i think he's not guilty. first time you got felt up, guess what? you were listening to one of my son songs. >> hey, russ. passed out on the couch. guess what i'm going to do to her? >> the entire video after the break. ♪ [ male announcer ] this is a reason to look twice. the stunning lexus es. get great values on your favorite lexus models during the command performance sales event. this is the pursuit of perfection. during the command performance sales event. google's backyard for the wbing it on challenge.. [fight bell: ding, ding] what's your preferred search engine?
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hey, russ. she's passed out on the couch. guess what i'm going to do to her? >> well, it's a video that's been going viral on the hooeps heels of the steubenville rape case. a coowed at the university of oregon says she was frustrated by the case and decided to make her own video to show what someone should do in a similar situation. samantha calls her public service video a needed response. here's a clip, the entire clip. >> hey, check who is passed out on the couch. guess what i'm going to do to her?
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real men treat women with respect. >> the youtube video just went live on friday. it's already received more than 727,000 views. when you think of fashion designers, names like armani and calvin klein come to mind, and there may soon be another name added to that famous list. his name is oku. i recently caught up with the emerging designer whose passion for fashion is what you may say is a higher calling. >> so is this it? this is where the magic happen? >> this atlanta-based fashion designer remembers the exact moment he realized he wanted to be a fashion designer. >> i turned on this tv there was a guy in a nice suit and he walked in front of the camera,